In late 2007, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston opened its permanent Arts of Korea gallery, and immediately mounted an exhibition of the work of […]
Author: John Devine
Museum curators lead interesting lives in our interesting times. Exhibitions are planned years in advance and, so, are vulnerable to the sudden shocks of wars […]
It is tempting to view the two lives celebrated in Making It New: The Art and Style of Sara and Gerald Murphy, organized by the […]
Some might think the J.M.W. Turner retrospective is too much of a good thing. Organized by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, the Metropolitan […]
Where Clouds Disperse: Ink Paintings by Suh Se-ok creates a contemplative space in the rear galleries of the Museum of Fine Arts , Houston’s Caroline […]
One’s first impression of Mary Heilmann: To Be Someone, organized by the Orange County Museum of Art and curated by Elizabeth Armstrong, is that there […]
The Menil Collection is marking its 20th anniversary with A Modern Patronage: de Menil Gifts to American and European Museums, an exhibit that mixes works […]
Although the majority of the paintings in Jill Moser’s first solo show at Wade Wilson Art (for that matter, in Houston) are from a series […]
Darryl Lauster would seem to have his finger on the pulse of the Houston zeitgeist right about now.
The gallery space is darkened, an unsettling glow emanating from behind the wall that confronts you as you enter. A thin horizontal line of light […]
Jane and Louise Wilson are known for their video investigations of institutional spaces, and Erewhon, currently at the University of Houston’s Blaffer Gallery, is no […]
With her installation Laguna, Hilary Wilder has transformed Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery’s minimalist main space into a maximalist phantasmagoria.
Is there another American photographer who’s given us as many iconic images as Diane Arbus?
Viewing A Spirited Vision: Highlights of the Bequest of Caroline Wiess Law to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the thought occurred to me: it’s […]
David Fulton has made his peace with beauty.